At Great Lake Labs, we value our community. It is our pleasure to help make Northwest Indiana healthier and safer. We are happy to announce that saliva pool testing for COVID-19 will be available in Northwest Indiana
At Great Lakes Labs, we knew testing for COVID-19 was important from the beginning. That is why our President and CEO, Michelle Volk, invested in a state-of-the-art machine that can determine if someone has an infection. The best part – the results are fast. In just 24-36 business hours you can be notified with results.
The word ‘drug’ covers a variety of substances. Unlike food, which provides nutrients, a drug changes a person’s body and/or mind, when consumed. Drugs can be divided into two categories: licit and illicit. Below is a quick guide in the difference between these two terms.
Even if a child has the same hair, eyes, and dimples as their father, looks alone can’t irrefutably prove paternity. While appearance might offer a clue, paternity testing removes all of the guesswork. But, how exactly does paternity testing work? How accurate are the tests? Why should you get one?
Are you worried because your prescription has a black box warning? What is a black box warning anyway? “Black box” or “boxed” warnings are issued by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). According to the FDA “black box warnings appear on a prescription drug’s label and is designed to call attention to serious or life-threatening risks,”
A drug test is administered to detect the presence of a drug. Biological specimens, like saliva and hair, can be used to perform a drug test. Are drug tests an efficient tool for parents, employers, and school officials to prove drug usage?
Need a drug or alcohol test? Many tests on the market provide fast, accurate, instant results from home. You could purchase an individual home drug test from your local drugstore. But there are drawbacks. There is another option: buying online.
Vaping seemed relatively harmless. Sure, nicotine was never advisable, but it seemed safer than the traditional, combustible cigarette. After all, some of the toxic chemicals, tar, and smoke weren’t a part of the e-cigarette. As it turns out, vaping has a dark side.
Drug abuse can wreak havoc in the workplace. When workers abuse drugs and alcohol, problems like injuries and decreased productivity arise. In fact, companies lose billions of dollars per year due to employees misusing drugs and alcohol.
Parents, Teachers, and School Officials are terrified by the growing number of drug overdose deaths that plague the community. It seems every day, we hear about another opioid death. These are our neighbors, friends, and children and the reality of this epidemic is heartbreaking.
Employer drug testing options are limitless with up to 12-panel testing options. To give you an idea of what drug testing options exist, here’s some basic information on different drug test situations and sample types. There can be many reasons to screen employees for drug and alcohol abuse: to maintain a safe workplace, to comply with regulatory standards, or to determine the cause of an accident.